Personal Injury & Medical Malpractice

Personal Injury & Medical Malpractice Law360 provides breaking legal news and analysis on personal injury and negligence involving bodily harm, including medical malpractice issues. Coverage includes major litigation over medical negligence, patron safety, and accidents involving catastrophic injuries and death, as well as legislative and regulatory developments.



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Latest News in Personal Injury & Medical Malpractice

  • April 23, 2018

    Prince Estate Sues Walgreens, Hospital For Wrongful Death

    On the two-year anniversary of Prince’s death by accidental opioid overdose, the singer’s family filed a wrongful death suit in Illinois state court against Walgreens and an Illinois hospital that treated Prince for a separate overdose one week earlier.

  • April 23, 2018

    Masseuse Sues Superhero Creator Stan Lee For Assault

    Stan Lee, co-creator of Spider-Man, Iron Man, X-Men and other blockbuster comic book series, was hit with claims of assault and battery in Illinois state court Monday from a massage therapist who said Lee grabbed her foot and rubbed it against his genitals.

  • April 23, 2018

    Pa. ER Doc's Trial Win Affirmed In Patient Death Suit

    A Pennsylvania appeals court affirmed Monday a jury’s verdict in favor of an emergency room physician in a suit alleging negligent treatment of a teen suffering from shortness of breath who later died, saying a third amended complaint added new causes of action properly excluded by the trial judge.

  • April 23, 2018

    Walmart Slip-And-Fall Suit Revived By Idaho High Court

    The Idaho Supreme Court has revived a suit accusing Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of being responsible for a woman’s slip-and-fall injury, saying the retailer is alleged to have unsupervised product kiosks known to leak water, a factual dispute that precludes dismissal at this stage of the case.

  • April 23, 2018

    Widower Loses Bid For Review Of Left-Behind Catheter Suit

    The U.S. Supreme Court declined Monday to hear a medical malpractice suit brought by the widower of a woman who claimed a Dallas County hospital knew for years that a piece of a plastic catheter had been left inside her body after a heart procedure but didn’t tell her.

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